Papagraha, Pāpagraha, Papa-graha: 8 definitions



Papagraha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Papagraha in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pāpagraha (पापग्रह).—m (S) An evil or inauspicious planet, as Mars, Saturn, the Sun (classed by the Hindus amongst the planets): also any ill-omened conjunction or aspect of the heavenly bodies.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

pāpagraha (पापग्रह).—m An evil or inauspicious planet.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Papagraha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pāpagraha (पापग्रह).—a planet of evil or malignant aspect, such as Mars, Saturn, Rāhu or Ketu.

Derivable forms: pāpagrahaḥ (पापग्रहः).

Pāpagraha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāpa and graha (ग्रह).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pāpagraha (पापग्रह).—m.

(-haḥ) Any ill-omened aspect of the stars, as the conjunction of the sun or Budha with the moon in its last quarter. 2. Rahu. 3. Saturn. 4. Mars. E. pāpa, and graha asterism.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pāpagraha (पापग्रह):—[=pāpa-graha] [from pāpa] m. an inauspicious planet (as Mars, Saturn, Rāhu, Ketu), Var.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Pāpagraha (पापग्रह):—(pāpa + graha) m. ein böser, ungünstiger (= krūra, asant, aśubha u. s. w.) Planet; zu diesen gehören Mars, Saturn, Rāhu und Ketu [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 27,a,12. 39] [?(38),8. BṚH. 22 (21),4. 24 (23),3.]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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